As we've heard from Wheels24 before,
plans to offer a smaller XC in their lineup in the not-too-distant future. The
mid-size SUV, should be available to the public in late 2008. The news here comes from the folks at World Car Fans who say it will be dubbed
, rather than XC50 and that it will share a platform with the
. Based on the
platform, the XC60 should sport familiar gas and
engines from the
. It is also expected to share much with the next-generation
Land Rover Freelander/LR3
, including its trick AWD system.
Although only labeled a concept at this point, the car should be unveiled at the
in Detroit in January and go on sale as early as Spring 2008. Expected to be approximately the same size as the
, it will compete a bit further upscale with the likes of the
. Styling is conservative and the family resemblance is unmistakable if this rendering is accurate.